There often seems to be a subtext to her remarks, as if she were telling her audience: “Go forth and persecute.”
In many districts evolutionary theory is taught as unquestionable dogma, with none of the theory’s weaknesses presented.
As with cancel culture, ID proponents and Darwin skeptics were well aware of this issue for years, long before it came to the forefront in the present moment.
“The heresy of heresies was common sense,” Orwell writes. “The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”
Today, intelligent design is a thoughtcrime. Using words that help others recognize the meaning that underlies nature may be the severest offense.